Tag: Business

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Customers say they will miss Homewood Family Video

A forlorn-looking Family Video store in Homewood as it appeared in mid-February after closing permanently. (Nick Ulanowski/H-F Chronicle) The Homewood Family Video closed Feb. 14, a week earlier than expected, because according to a Family Video employee, “someone came in and bought everything.” The details behind the sale were not[Read More…]

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Homewood attracting restaurants despite pandemic

In spite of the ongoing pandemic, Homewood diners will have four new choices available in the coming months, including 1) the Saucy Crab at 17620 Halsted St., 2) EmpanadUs at 1941 Ridge Road, 3) Don Goyo at 17536 Dixie Highway, and 4) Pita at 18155 Dixie Highway. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)   You have reached[Read More…]

Small Business Saturday more important than ever this year

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, gets more attention in the media as a peak shopping day, but the day after — Small Business Saturday — might be a more important day, according to local businesspeople.  The COVID-19 pandemic has been brutal on small businesses that often don’t have the[Read More…]

Chronicle plans paywall to keep local news flowing

The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle will soon join the ranks of such illustrious news organizations as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times.  We are implementing what is commonly referred to as a paywall, effective Jan. 1. Paywall is the common[Read More…]

Office Max announces Homewood store will close

Signs posted throughout the Homewood OfficeMax store at 17825 Halsted St. recently announce that the store will be closing.  Shera Bishop, senior communication specialist for Office Depot, the parent company of OfficeMax, said the closing sale began Sept. 17, and the store would close for good on Nov. 14. “Office[Read More…]

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Checking in: Dunning’s Market celebrates 2nd anniversary in Flossmoor location, forges ahead through pandemic

An encouraging message adorns the plywood covering a window at Dunning’s Market that was damaged in the derecho storm on Aug. 10. The storm, a power outage and the pandemic have presented challenges for the local deli. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)   You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, Aug. 13

  • Doppler on Wheels, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Homewood village hall parking lot, 2024 Chestnut Road.

Friday, Aug. 26

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